SOCIAL & COMMUNITY

Inside clerkships and law at UTS
Clerkships are painted as the ultimate stepping stone into a career as a lawyer. Many…
What does an LGBTI lawyer do?

What’s an example of a case you’ve worked on?

I wanted to know: “What Remains of ISIS”

So what will become of the thousands of youngsters that were pushed into ISIS’ forces in northern Iraq?

Career Story: From a Bachelor of Political, Economic and Social Science to zero jobs

After my degree I thought I could save the world, so I interned for four months in Equador. Then I came home and tried to get a job. But I didn’t. I didn’t even get a single interview. I probably applied for 50 jobs and it was really disheartening.

Inside social work

Once you are out there and you’re working – you can’t role play people.

How to be a police officer: state by state

The process is different in every state

16 hours as a social worker: Supporting teenage mums

Yeah, I have been on shifts when emergencies have happened. Unfortunately I was the only worker on.

Social Work USYD: Student review

Q: What were the best and worst parts of your degree?

Fighting Childhood Obesity: A Dieticians Story

But I never think, “How on earth did you let yourself get like this?” because the reality is more complex.

Q&A with a Homicide Detective: What’s it like solving a murder?

What the job is like and his advice for getting into the role.

“Mental Health interests me,” Addiction Counsellor vs. Clinical Psychologist vs. Psychiatric Technician

Yesterday I saw a young person that is self-harming, hearing voices and who is traumatised by what life has thrown at them.

Inside a career in Counter Terrorism

Learn about the future of counter terrorism

Why I chose social work, and what I do daily

“She’d been diagnosed with schizophrenia and acute anxiety. Her voices advised her to hoard belongings whilst her anxiety and paranoia were increasing due to the hoarding. It was a mess.”

A look inside the world of phobias

The full list of 530 phobias that are medically recognised.

Psychology, nursing or social work?

A round table discussion with people who love, like and regret their careers in psych, social work and nursing.

The must read for anyone considering an Arts Degree

“I’m going to do a Bachelor of Arts because I don’t know what to do with my life,” is the epitome of famous last words.

Q&A with a crime scene investigator

How do you find a criminal when the motivations of a crime aren’t evident?

What do you actually learn studying psychology?

Contrary to popular opinion, a degree in Psychology does not teach you to be a therapist of any kind.